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Musée des Pierres Fines et Précieuses


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Route Val Mijoux
01410Mijoux

Museum redrawing the history(story) until today of the job(business) by the taillerie of fine and precious stones; the manufacturing of jewels with these stones. Video, stony collection and gemstones.


If for people of our region the concise word is still well anchored in reports(memoirs), it is not the same for the majority of the persons, there moreover, do you know whom is a lapidary?
Our museum, situated in Mijoux, will allow you to discover more in detail the origins of this job(business) and more generally the wonderful world of stones gemstones.
You will discover it an exhibition(exposure) of raw and cut stones resulting from all over the world as well as a selection of equipments of time used by the Lapidaries of High Jura.
To perfect this discovery, a video explains you the various stages of the size of stones as well as the origins of this atypical job in our region.


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Opening

From 01/01 to 04/11 between 9.30 AM and 6.30 PM.
Closed Monday and Wednesday.
Visit from 10h to 12h and from 14h30 to 18h
In Summer and Winter : open 7 / 7 days.

From 19/11 to 12/12 between 9.30 AM and 6.30 PM.
Closed Monday and Wednesday.
Visit from 10h to 12h and from 14h30 to 18h
In Summer and Winter : open 7 / 7 days.

From 13/12 to 31/12 between 9.30 AM and 6.30 PM.
Closed on Monday.
Visit from 10h to 12h and from 14h30 to 18h
In Summer and Winter : open 7 / 7 days.

Environment
  • Near shuttle stop
  • Mountain location
  • Bottom of slopes
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Village centre
  • Close to GR footpath
Prices

Free of charge


Equipment & comfort

Equipment
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking
Service
  • Guided individual tours
  • Guided group tours
  • Shop
  • Tour free of charge
  • Unguided individual tours